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Hours Are Extended For Oak Lawn Children’s Museum

Hours have been extended for families and their kids to visit the Oak Lawn Children’s Museum, 5100 Museum Drive.

The extended hours will be offered through Friday, Dec. 30.{{more}}

The museum will be open the second and fourth Thursday until 8 p.m., and will also be open the second and fourth Friday until 8 p.m.

The new admission card program at the museum allows patrons to purchase admissions for $5 each day. The card sells for $50, which is a 17 percent savings off single ticket admissions.

The Children’s Museum has teamed up with Natures Creatures to bring museum visitors an up close and personal experience with a variety of animals.

Birds, lizards, spider and snakes are a few of the animals that will be featured. Each session will run from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The next session will be Wednesday, Oct. 26.

The cost per session is $15, and there are only 15 children allowed per event. Each of the four sessions will be different and will give children a deeper understanding of nature and animals.

A parent/adult is expected to stay with the child during the program.

Residents may visit www.cmoaklawn.givezooks.com/events/nature-s-creatures to register online.

Patrons may take part in the ÒSigning Time Academy” programs to learn about sign language. The instructor will be Monica Blouin.

The fee for each child is $15 per session and includes admission into the Children’s Museum.

If museum members sign up for the program, they will receive two child admission passes that may be used at a later date.

Story Time is held at 11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays in the multi-purpose room at the Oak Lawn Children’s Museum.

Musical Story Time will be offered at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Smart Art is held at noon on Wednesdays in the multi-purpose room for some visual arts. Kids may paint, color and draw some of their favorite creations and visual art basics.

A Members Only Halloween Party will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.

Members need to call if they are to attend. They may contact Tracey at (708) 423-6709, ext. 206.

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